New Orleans, LA (Sports Network) - Al Jefferson put home a game-high 19 points and pulled down seven rebounds as the Utah Jazz knocked off the New Orleans Hornets, 96-84, on Wednesday at New Orleans Arena.
Paul Millsap scored 16 points and grabbed eight boards, while Marvin Williams also had 16 points for the Jazz, who have won five of their last six contests. Gordon Heyward hit 4-of-8 from the floor for 15 points in the victory.
Greivis Vasquez scored 18 points and handed out eight assists, while Robin Lopez contributed 18 points and seven boards for the Hornets, who lost for the eighth time in nine tries. Brian Roberts gave 11 points in the setback.